An Agricultural Roadmap For A $5 Trillion Economy: Part 2

Agricultural Roadmap For A $5 Trillion Economy

In the first part of this two-part series, we covered how enhanced cost efficiencies and farm productivity can boost the agricultural sector’s contribution to India becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2025.

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An Agricultural Roadmap For A $5 Trillion Economy: Part 1

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Agriculture is one of the most important drivers of the Indian economy. As per the World Bank’s ‘World Development Indicators’ survey released in Dec 2019, the agriculture sector employs around 43% of India’s population and as per the ‘Economic Survey 2019-20’ presented by the Hon. Finance Minister, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman in Jan 2020, agriculture contributes 16.5% to the country’s Gross Value Added (GVA).

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Open Markets – An Answer To Curb India’s Air Pollution Menace?

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It is no secret that India is reeling under severe air pollution for the past few years. As per IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace’s 2018 Report, 7 of the world’s 10 most polluted cities are in India!

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Banning Single-use Plastic – A Silver Bullet To End India’s Plastic Menace?

Banning Single-use Plastic in India

There is no denying the fact that plastic has become an increasingly unmanageable menace that is literally choking our planet. While governments across the globe, including the Union Govt. of India, are striving hard to introduce a slew of policy measures to contain this menace, getting rid of the ubiquitous plastic is easier said than done.

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Looking beyond water-intensive crops to address India’s water crisis – Part 2

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In the monsoon season, talking about water scarcity may look out of place. However, the truth is that we are facing a stark reality in the form of an acute water crisis in India and this situation is only going to intensify in the coming years. Continue reading “Looking beyond water-intensive crops to address India’s water crisis – Part 2”